Sally Hawkins was in Paddington Station dressed as a grizzly bear.
She growled and chased passengers and chewed on their footwear.
‘Are you OK?’ asked a stranger, wth tenderness and care,
‘Of course! Why’d you ask?!’ said Sally, smearing marmalade in her hair.
© Carl Burkitt 2018
This poem is part of a challenge for National Poetry Writing Month 2018 – a daily poem for a celebrity’s birthday.